Worcester News


Worcester News

Infobox Newspaper
name = Worcester News


type = Daily newspaper
format = Tabloid
foundation = 1935
price = £0.35
owners = Newsquest Media Group
headquarters = Worcester
ENG
political =
editor = Kevin Ward
circulation = 18,903 (Jan-Jun 2006) [ [http://abcpdfcerts.abc.org.uk/pdf/certificates/13736404.pdf Worcester News (Mon-Sat) Standard Certificate of Circulation, 02-Jan-2006 to 02-Jul-2006] Audit Bureau of Circulations]
website = [http://www.worcesternews.co.uk http://www.worcesternews.co.uk]

The [http://www.worcesternews.co.uk Worcester News] is a tabloid newspaper based in Worcester, UK. The Worcester newspaper, which was re-branded from the Worcester Evening News in July 2005, is the largest selling daily local newspaper in Worcester. The [http://www.worcesternews.co.uk Worcester News] is published Monday to Saturday. Wednesday includes a comprehensive jobs section, Thursday includes a Homes supplement and on Friday a Motors section.

The [http://www.worcesternews.co.uk Worcester News] covers all of the Worcester City centre and the surrounding areas within Worcestershire. The [http://www.worcesternews.co.uk Worcester News] is published at its offices in Hylton Road, Worcester, which overlook the Pitchcroft Racecourse and the River Severn.

The current editor of the [http://www.worcesternews.co.uk Worcester News] is Kevin Ward.

The [http://www.worcesternews.co.uk Worcester News] enjoys a lively letters page, with regular contributors such as George Cowley, Sir Robert Nogs and Jim Evans.

The newspaper is owned by Newsquest Media Group which was acquired by the Gannett corporation in 1999. The Newsquest head office is based in Weybridge, Surrey and employs a total of more than 9,100 people across the UK.

With 300 titles to its name, Newsquest is the second largest publisher of regional and local newspapers in the United Kingdom.

In September 2005, Newsquest bought "Exchange & Mart" and "Auto Exchange" from United Advertising Publications, after UAP merged with sister company CMPi in a restructuring of US parent UBM [http://www.newsquest.co.uk/corporate/nol/press_releases/DEFAULT0.html]

External links

Additional Newsquest Newspaper titles with online presence around the Worcester area

* [http://www.worcesternews.co.uk Worcester News] The main website
* [http://www.berrowsjournal.co.uk Berrows Worcester Journal] The world's oldest newspaper
* [http://www.malverngazette.co.uk Malvern Gazette] The main website

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